Polk County Iowa Jobs / Polk - Des Moines Employment Opportunities Directory

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The following is a directory of Polk County IA top employers with direct links to the jobs they offer. This directory includes local city job links as well as the larger job posting boards. Polk County's primary cities for this review are Des Moines, Ankeny, Urbandale, and West Des Moines. Only sources that have job listing pages, business directories, and/or legitimate human resources contact listings are provided below.

Employers that appeared to have the highest potential for ongoing employment opportunities during a particular review are displayed with a 10 Plus Jobs. Positions shown here are used as a sample to convey the potential volume and types of positions you are likely to find. Always use the links provided in order to view an employer's most current job openings.


Polk County IAThree Plus

Polk County Iowa was hiring and had job openings available for Sheriff's Office Deputy, Legal Secretary, Parks Superintendent, Jail Services Aide, and Parks Superintendent. Check their site frequently for updates.
Polk County Job Openings

City of Altoona IAOne Plus

Altoona is located in Polk County, Iowa about 5 miles from Des Moines. During this review there were open positions advertised on their employment page.
City of Altoona Jobs

City of Ankeny IA

The City of Ankeny periodically advertises open positions when vacancies exist. Check their site for listings.
City of Ankeny Jobs

City of Clive IAOne Plus

The City of Clive had jobs available for Permanent Part-time Library Assistant and summer recreation positions.
City of Clive Jobs

City of Des Moines IAThree Plus

The City of Des Moines had job openings available for Aviation Building Engineer, School Crossing Guard, LIfeguard, and Senior Clerk Typist. Check for updates.
City of Des Moines Jobs

City of Grimes IAOne Plus

The City of Grimes was hiring for the position of Firefighter EMT Paramedic on this review date. Check for updates.
City of Grimes Jobs

City of Johnston IA

City of Johnston Jobs

City of Norwalk IA

City of Norwalk Jobs

City of Pleasant Hill IA

City of Pleasant Hill Jobs

City of Urbandale IAOne Plus

The City of Urbandale had employment opportunities on this review date.
City of Urbandale Jobs

City of West Des Moines IAThree Plus

The City of West Des Moines recently had job postings for the positions of Police Officer and Aquatics Staff.
City of West Des Moines Jobs

Des Moines International Airport Jobs10 Plus Jobs

Numerous jobs are serviced at Des Moines International Airport, but Airport Commission employees only constitute a small fraction of this number. Most employment opportunities are found within the infrastructure of various individual businesses such as airlines, transportation companies, and other companies. Here are some ways to find employment at the airport:
(1) All employment opportunities for the Des Moines Airport Authority are handled through the City of Des Moines' Human Resource Department. You should also monitor airport open positions.
(2) Find jobs with the terminal building support services (scroll to the bottom of the contacts page to find support services contacts).
(3) Find jobs working for the various airlines operating at Des Moines International Airport by visiting careers pages: Allegiant Airlines | Envoy - American Eagle Airlines | Delta/Delta Global Services (DGS) | Frontier Airlines | United Airlines | US Airways
(4) Find jobs working for airport car rental agencies: Avis/Budget | Enterprise | Hertz | National/Alamo
(5) Looking for an airport TSA job? Transportation Safety Administration TSA Jobs at the airport periodically become available. Learn how to apply for TSA jobs by calling 515.974.1780 or by visiting TSA's How to Apply page. Positions may include Transportation Security Officer (TSO) and other specialties.
Learn More on the Des Moines International Airport Jobs Page | Airport Contacts


Please note that the jobs listed in the Healthcare Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, IA10 Plus Jobs

UnityPoint Health had numerous opportunities available on this review date. Open positions found included Accountant, Application Analyst, Accountant, Attorney, Audiologist, Biomed Tech, Cardiology Tech, Clinic Nurse, Clinical Assistant, Clinical Nurse, HIM Tech, Housekeeper, Imaging Specialist, Medical Technologist MT, MLT, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Patient Access Representative, Telemetry Patient Care Tech, Radiological Tech, Radiology Technologist, Registered Nurse II, Respiratory Therapist, Registered Nurse RN Acute, RN Rehab, Registered Nurse RN Infusion, Security Officer, Sales Associate, Staff Accountant, Social Worker MSW, Surgical Tech, Tax Accountant, Teacher Assistant, Day Care Teacher, Ultrasound Tech, Unit Clerk, and more.
UnityPoint Health Job Openings

Mercy Medical Center | MercyOne - Des Moines, IA10 Plus Jobs

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines is a 802-bed acute care, not-for-profit Catholic hospital, and one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,100 employees and a medical staff of more than 800 physicians and allied health associates. Mercy is also one of the Midwest's largest referral centers, offering a variety of specialty services that are unique to Iowa and the region.
MercyOne Jobs

VA Central Iowa Healthcare SystemThree Plus

VA Central Iowa Healthcare System periodically posts open positions. Vacancies found on this review date included Food Service Worker, Dental Hygienist, Medical Records Technician Auditor, Supervisory Registered Respiratory Therapist, Physician Otolaryngologist, Registered Nurse- Open Continuous, Orthopedic Surgeon, Mental Health Service Line Medical Director (Supervisory Psychiatrist), and Medical Technologist
VA Central Iowa Healthcare System Job Listings


Please note that the jobs listed in the Public School Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.

Ankeny Community School District10 Plus Jobs

Ankeny Community School District had job openings. A sampling of positions found on this review date inclduded Boys Varsity Wrestling Assistant Coach, Progam Assistant - Before & After School Program, At-Risk Teacher at AHS and ACHS, Head Boys/Girls Bowling Coach, Lead Grounds / Utility Worker, Teacher - Before & After School Program, Food Service Team Member, Food Service Worker, Study Hall Associate-Part Time, and Student Teacher - Secondary 13-14 School Year.
Ankeny Community School District Job Openings

Bondurant-Farrar School DistrictOne Plus

Bondurant-Farrar School District Job Openings | HR

Des Moines Independent Public School District10 Plus Jobs

Des Moines Public Schools offers a range of positions with competitive salaries and great benefits. If you are looking for a great career opportunity in education, then you are looking at the right place. Here you will find an ongoing variety of positions including Elementary Teaching Jobs, Middle Schools Teaching Jobs, High School Teaching Jobs, Special Education Teaching, School Principals, Attendance Officers, Counselors, Curriculum Coordinators, Literacy Coordinators, School Improvement Leaders, School Nurses, Child Care Positions, Clerical Positions, Custodial Services Positions, Food Service Positions, Facility Services Positions, Security Positions, Specialist Positions, Summer School Positions, Technology Positions, Transportation Positions, Substitute Teachers, Substitute Associates, and Substitute Nurses.
Des Moines Independent Public School District Jobs

Johnston School DistrictThree Plus

Johnston School District's open positions found on this review date included Special Education Associate , Variable Hour Staff, Part-time Noon Supervisor, and Vocal Music Teacher.
Johnston School District Jobs

North Polk Community School DistrictThree Plus

North Polk Community School District was hiring for the positions of School Bus Driver, various coaching jobs, Director of Technology, Food Service position, Night Custodian, .5 FTE ELL Teacher District Wide K-12, and 3rd Grade Teacher @ Central Elementary.
North Polk Community School District Employment Opportunities

Saydel School District10 Plus Jobs

Saydel School District had a number of coaching positions available. Additionally there were openings for Saydel HS Night Custodian, Saydel Teacher Librarian, Saydel HS Activities Secretary, Kitchen Aide, Substitutes in Food Service, Special Education Student Associate, Substitute Teacher Associates, Middle School Special Education Associate, Health Associate CNA or CMA, and Substitute Teachers
Saydel School District Job Openings | HR

Southeast Polk Community School District10 Plus Jobs

Southeast Polk Community School District had open positions available for Senior High Counselor, Certified 6th Grade Teacher, K-12 Strat II MD Elementary Special Education Teacher, Elementary Teacher 2014-2015, Bus Driver, Part-time Evening Custodian, Substitute Teacher Aide, Substitute Cook, Substitute Custodian, Substitute Bus Aide, Teacher Aide, Administrative Assistant, and Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball Coach.
Southeast Polk Community School District Jobs

Urbandale School District10 Plus Jobs

Urbandale is revolutionizing learning by redesigning classrooms into student-centered learning systems, focusing teachers' roles on the continual improvement of those systems, and providing the highest quality learning experiences for students. Urbandale teachers are becoming 'facilitators of learning' by creating systems of learning in their classrooms that give students greater ownership and voice.
Urbandale School District Jobs

West Des Moines Community Schools10 Plus Jobs

West Des Moines Community Schools is the ninth largest district in the state with more than 9,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students, approximately 1,200 employees and 14 schools. The WDMCS is a public school district accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges and the Iowa Department of Education.
West Des Moines Community Schools Open Positions | HR



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Please note that the jobs listed in the Higher Education Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.

Des Moines Area Community College DMACC Jobs10 Plus Jobs

Des Moines Area Community College tends to provide an ongoing array of employment opportunities for Faculty, Administrative - Professional jobs, Support Staff positions, Adjunct Faculty, and Temporary Staff opportunities.
Des Moines Area Community College Jobs

Upper Iowa UniversityOne Plus

Upper Iowa University Jobs

Mercy College of Health Sciences10 Plus Jobs

Mercy College of Health Sciences had opportunities for Adjunct Instructor for Math/Statistics, EMS Instructor, Admissions Counselor, AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunity, Surgical Technology Program Chair, Sonography Clinical Coordinator, Nursing Instructor, Nursing Program Chair, Adjunct Faculty Positions, and Nursing Adjunct Instructors. There were also openings for Adjunct instructors that are needed to teach CPR, ACLS and PALS courses.
Mercy College of Health Sciences Jobs

Grand View University10 Plus Jobs

Grand View is a great place to receive a high quality education, and it's also a great place to work! Grand View employs over 150 staff and 90 full-time faculty members, in addition to a large number of adjunct professors.
Grand View University Jobs

Kaplan University Des Moines

Kaplan University Des Moines Jobs

Drake University10 Plus Jobs

Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in Des Moines, Iowa, that offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in business, law and pharmacy. Drake is one of the twenty-five oldest law schools in the country.
Drake University Employment

Des Moines University10 Plus Jobs

Des Moines University comprises three colleges offering nine graduate degrees. A health sciences university since adding the colleges of health sciences and podiatric medicine and surgery in 1981, the programs share a collective strength - a collaborative campus community where students and faculty come together in the pursuit of knowledge.
Des Moines University Employment

Polk County Sheriff's Office

Polk County Sheriff's Office periodically hires for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Other support positions also become available.
Polk County Sheriff's Office

Des Moines Police Department

As the largest and most urban law enforcement agency in the state, the Des Moines Police Department has a strong commitment to community policing. Police recruitments are conducted by the Des Moines Police Academy.
Des Moines Police Recruiting

Des Moines Fire Department

Learn more about how to become a Des Moines Firefighter by following the links provided on their site.
How to Become a Des Moines Firefighter

Iowa Workforce Development's IowaJobs Iowa's Largest Job Bank10 Plus Jobs

Iowa Workforce Development's IowaJobs presents a great volume of ongoing, legitimate job listings. in fact, IowaJobs has thousands of jobs posted each business day and provides 24-hour access to all listings in IWD's statewide system.
Iowa Workforce Development's IowaJobs Search

State of Iowa Jobs Page10 Plus Jobs

The State of Iowa Jobs Page provides two ways to apply for opportunities: online applications and and printable application. The State of Iowa accepts and processes applications on an ongoign basis.
State of Iowa Jobs Page

Craigslist Des Moines Jobs10 Plus Jobs

Craigslist Des Moines jobs has frequently updated classified ads. Make sure you are dealing with reputable employers before applying. Open positions found on this review date included General Labor Positions, Damage Clean Up, Caregiver Jobs, Home Health Aide HHA, Lawn Care Irrigation Foreman, Retail Jobs, Construction Crew, Carpentry Job, Mechanic, Drivers, Property Management Assistant, Bridal Specialist Full-Time and Part-Time, Janitorial / Janitor Commercial Cleaning, Kindergarten English Teachers, Housekeeper, Administrative Assistant, Customer Service Jobs, Bus Driver, Des Moines Teaching Jobs, Pre-K Teacher Des Moines Job, Vocational Instructor (West Des Moines, Iowa), Childcare Teachers Wanted, Admin Assistant, Coding Specialist, Machine Operator (Des Moines, IA), Machine Operator (Des Moines, IA) general labor, Certified Nursing Assistant CNA, Cleaner, Handyman, Retail Salesperson, HR Generalist, and Receptionist Wanted (Des Moines).
Craigslist Polk Jobs

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Reputable Staffing Agencies

Staffing agencies hire on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Here you may find office work, accounting jobs, nursing jobs, general labor, light warehouse, industrial assembly jobs, management, call center, customer service, administrative, clerical, custodial jobs, and more.
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